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Links to the astronomy and astrophysics-related university courses featured in the August issue of Astronomy Now.


Aberystwyth University
Astrophysics
Physics with Planetary and Space Physics
Space Science and Robotics
www.aber.ac.uk/en/

The University of Bath
Aerospace Engineering
www.bath.ac.uk/

The University of Birmingham
Physics and Astrophysics
www.birmingham.ac.uk/index.aspx

The University of Bristol
Physics with Astrophysics
www.bris.ac.uk/

University of Central Lancashire
Astrophysics
www.uclan.ac.uk/

University of Cambridge
Natural Sciences
www.cam.ac.uk/

Cardiff University
Astrophysics
Physics with Astronomy
Physics with Astronomy with a professional placement
www.cardiff.ac.uk

Cranfield University
Astronautics
www.cranfield.ac.uk

Durham University
Natural Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
Physics
Theoretical Physics
www.dur.ac.uk/

The University of Edinburgh
Astrophysics
Geophysics and Meteorology
Physics with Meteorology
www.ed.ac.uk/home

The University of Exeter
Physics with Astrophysics
www.exeter.ac.uk/

University of Glamorgan, Cardiff and Pontypridd
Observational Astronomy
Aeronautical Systems Engineering with Avionics
www.glam.ac.uk

The University of Hertfordshire
Aerospace Engineering with Space Technology
Aerospace Engineering
Astrophysics
Astrophysics with a year in Europe or North America
www.herts.ac.uk/home-page.cfm

University of Glasgow
Applied Mathematics and Astronomy
Astronomy and Mathematics
Astronomy and Physics
Physics and Astrophysics
Aerospace Systems
www.gla.ac.uk

Imperial College London
Physics with Theoretical Physics
Aeronautical Engineering
www3.imperial.ac.uk

Keele University
Applied Environmental Science and Astrophysics
Astrophysics
Astrophysics and Geology
www.keele.ac.uk

The University of Kent
Astronomy, Space Science and Astrophysics (with year in the USA option)
Physics with Astrophysics
www.kent.ac.uk

King's College London
Physics with Theoretical physics
www.kcl.ac.uk

Kingston University
Aerospace Engineering, Astronautics and Space Technology
www.kingston.ac.uk

Lancaster University
Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology
Physics with Particle Physics and Cosmology
Physics, Astrophysics and Space science
Theoretical Physics
www.lancs.ac.uk

The University of Leeds
Physics with Astrophysics
Theoretical Physics
Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
www.leeds.ac.uk

The University of Leicester
Aerospace Engineering
Physics with Astrophysics
Physics with Space Science and Technology
Physics with Planetary Science
www2.le.ac.uk

The University of Liverpool
Aerospace Engineering
Physics with Astronomy
Astrophysics
Theoretical Physics
www.liv.ac.uk

Liverpool John Moores University
Astrophysics
Physics with Astronomy
www.ljmu.ac.uk

Loughborough University
Aeronautical Engineering
Engineering Physics
Physics with Cosmology
www.lboro.ac.uk

The University of Manchester
Aerospace Engineering
Geology with Planetary Science
Physics with Astrophysics
Physics with Theoretical Physics
www.manchester.ac.uk

The University of Nottingham
Physics with Astronomy
Physics with Theoretical Astrophysics
Physics with Theoretical Physics
www.nottingham.ac.uk

Nottingham Trent University
Physics with Astrophysics
www.ntu.ac.uk

Queen Mary, University of London
Aerospace Engineering
Astrophysics
Theoretical Physics
www.qmul.ac.uk

Queen's University Belfast
Physics with Astrophysics
www.qub.ac.uk

Royal Holloway, University of London
Astrophysics
Theoretical Physics
Physics with Particle Physics
www.rhul.ac.uk

The University of Sheffield
Aerospace Engineering
Physics and Astrophysics
Theoretical Physics
www.sheffield.ac.uk

Sheffield Hallam University
Aeronautical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Avionics
www.shu.ac.uk

University of Southampton
Aeronautics & Astronautics
Aeronautics and Astronautics/Advanced Materials
Aeronautics and Astronautics/Aerodynamics
Aeronautics and Astronautics/Airvehicle Sys Des
Aeronautics and Astronautics/Eng Management
Aeronautics and Astronautics/Spacecraft Eng
Aeronautics and Astronautics/Structural Design
Space Systems Engineering
Mathematics with Astronomy
Physics with Astronomy
Physics with Space Science
Space Systems Engineering
www.soton.ac.uk

University of St Andrews
Astrophysics
Mathematics-Theoretical Physics
Theoretical Physics
www.st-andrews.ac.uk

University of Surrey
Aerospace Engineering
Physics with Nuclear Astrophysics
Physics with Satellite Technology
Space Technology and Planetary Exploration
www.surrey.ac.uk

University of Sussex
Astrophysics
Physics and Astronomy
Physics with Astrophysics
Theoretical Physics
www.sussex.ac.uk

Swansea University
Physics with Particle Physics & Cosmology
Theoretical Physics
www.swan.ac.uk

University College London
Earth Sciences (Planetary Science route)
Astrophysics
Theoretical Physics
www.ucl.ac.uk

The University of York
Physics with Astrophysics
Theoretical Physics
www.york.ac.uk

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3D Universe
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